Stephen Simpson, CFA
Long only, growth at reasonable price, value, research analyst

Ultratech Sliding To The Right... Again

Sheryl Crow may have been right that the first cut is the deepest, but by the time you get to the third or fourth cut, they all get pretty annoying. Ultratech (NASDAQ:UTEK) continues to do the best it can, given that it's tethered to a team of horses (its customers) that don't seem to know where they're going or when they'll get there. FinFET development has proved frustratingly slow, but there are still credibly reasons to believe that this represents a $600 million-plus market for Ultratech's leading LSA tools.

What to do with the stock? Honestly, if you've made it this far, I'd suggest holding on. The development of FinFET timelines (and tool orders) has been slower and...

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